About the Organization
Howard Brown Health was founded in 1974 and is now one of the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) organizations. With an annual budget of over $59 million, the agency serves more than 27,000 adults and youth each year in its diverse health and social service delivery system focused around seven major programmatic divisions: primary medical care, behavioral health, research, HIV/STI prevention, youth services, elder services, and community initiatives. Howard Brown serves men, women, trans and gender non-conforming folks, infants, youth, and children through a multi-site operation based in Chicago that includes: 11 service delivery sites, an administrative building, and three resale stores.
For more information about Howard Brown Health please visit www.howardbrown.org.
About the Position
The Vice President for Human Resources, Diversity and Inclusion is a member of the senior management team entrusted to steward a high-performing, engaged, prepared, and informed workforce that advocates the organization’s values and upholds its code of conduct. The VP works with leaders across the agency to spearhead human resource solutions designed for results, accountability, and excellence. The executive oversees diversity and inclusion efforts to ensure Howard Brown Health’s commitment to culturally affirming care, anti-oppressive principals, and LGBTQ-affirming practices are taught, embraced, and continuously reinforced. The VP oversees all HR initiatives including, but not limited to, position design, recruitment, hiring, retention and promotions; budgeting and compensation and benefits strategies; on-boarding, orientation, and exit/transition protocols; employee relations, engagement, appeals and grievances; policy development and performance management; workforce training and development; supervisor training and support; employee health and wellness; record keeping and compliance; and other core human resource functions.
The Vice President for Human Resources, Diversity and Inclusion will report to the Chief Operating Officer. The VP must possess requisite experience managing workforce systems for union and nonunion employees. As an executive leader, the VP works with senior management on business planning, strategy, and high-level decision making. The VP facilitates the Human Resources committee of the Board of Directors and oversees the Human Resources Department.